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August 9: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson recommends raising the gas tax in the next two years. Read More>>   Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, faces a $4.39 billion gap in transportation funding needs over the next 25 years just to maintain existing assets. The region may [...]

August 9, 2019|

June 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The Missouri Transportation Department has proposed a five-year, $900 million annual transportation investment plan. Gov. Mike Parson (R) also launched a $50 million “Focus on Bridges” initiative to fix state bridges. Read More>>   Pennsylvania is seeking volunteers for a I-95 Corridor Coalition study project that [...]

June 14, 2019|

March 15. State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is facing a $135 million shortfall to maintain current road conditions, $72 million of which consists of maintenance projects, according to a March 8 report. Read More>>   Pennsylvania could lose $18.5 billion in transportation revenue over the next [...]

March 15, 2019|

Sept. 15: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

A new report from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association released Sept. 12 quantifies the significant losses Connecticut faces if it fails to invest in transportation infrastructure. The state would forego over $65 billion in long-run economic benefits, wages and output from drivers and [...]

September 15, 2017|

Aug. 17: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Road Progress California’s Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced the creation of 1,100 new jobs within the agency as a direct result of the funding approved April 28 in Senate Bill 1. Read More>> The South Carolina Department of Transportation on Aug. 6 announced a list [...]

August 17, 2017|

Aug. 31: FHWA to Administer $14.2 Million in Grants for Alternative Transportation Revenue Test Programs

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on Aug. 30 announced eight state transportation projects would receive $14.2 million in grants to assess alternative revenue mechanisms under the Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) program. The projects test various methods of collecting state [...]

August 31, 2016|

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